The Gardens Between is a surreal puzzle adventure that follows best friends, Arina and Frendt, as they fall into a mysterious world of beautiful garden islands. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and discover the secrets of each island.
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Very Positive (71) - 90% of the 71 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 19, 2018
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“A miniature meditative masterwork. This time-bending story is an impeccably crafted minimalist model of video game and puzzle design.”
4 / 5 – The Guardian

“The Gardens Between is a masterpiece of minimalist storytelling, creating a shockingly moving, personal experience. Featuring a gorgeous, surrealist style and challenging but fair puzzles, this is a must-have title for anyone who enjoys puzzle games.”
9.5 / 10 – Gaming Trend

“Along with mind-boggling goodness, the presentation is fantastic. The Gardens Between managed to suck me in and leave me begging for more.”
Destructoid

About This Game

The Gardens Between is a single-player adventure-puzzle game about time, memory and friendship.

Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike island gardens peppered with everyday objects from their childhood. Together they embark on an emotional journey that examines the significance of their friendship.

Manipulate time to solve puzzles and reach the apex of each isle. Follow the duo as they unpack and explore their precious moments spent together, lighting up constellations and illuminating threads of a bittersweet narrative.

Features

  • Manipulate time to solve ingenious puzzles
  • Vibrant, storybook-inspired art style
  • Dreamy tale of adventure, friendship and growing-up
  • More than twenty gorgeous and surreal gardens islands to explore
  • Accessible design; simple controls, no text, speech, time pressure or complex UI
  • Relaxing ambient soundtrack by feature-artist Tim Shiel

Reception

  • Nominated for an IGF 2018 award in 'Visual Excellence', amongst 17 other international award nominations.
  • Named one of the most ‘highly anticipated titles of 2018’ by Polygon and lauded as one of ‘18 indie games to look forward to in 2018’ by Destructoid.
  • Featured in numerous festivals including; Indie MEGABOOTH (PAX East, West), Indie Arena, IGF, IGF China, Out of Index, ACMI, PAX AUS Showcase, Unity Showcase and BIC Fest.

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000 Series
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 780
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.11.6 (El Capitan)
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000 Series
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.13.6 (High Sierra)
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz
    • Graphics: Radeon R9 M370X
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000 Series
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz
    • Graphics: GeForce 780
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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